Green Canyon Rafting
In Pangandaran (West Java) the Green Canyon is a popular destination for nature lovers and action sports. The Green Canyon offers breathtaking panoramic views of crystal clear water, surrounded by rock formations, some with stalagmites and stalactites. From above penetrates the green, tropical vegetation into the canyon. Visitors will discover a unique atmosphere and many opportunities to make photos.
Those of you, who want to have some more action can not just jump from various rocks into the the crystal clear water, but also take a body-rafting trip through the entire Green Canyon. This tour includes smaller climbs and beautiful waterfalls, green and water everywhere you look. A real experience that you will never forget.
Things to do
Boat tours inside the Green Canyon are offered. Of course, this is the most enjoyable opportunity to admire the magnificent rock formations. A boat trip will cost between Rp 50,000 and Rp 100,000, depending on how high the demand is right at the moment. It is also possible to agree small stops with the boat operator in order to swim a round inside the Green Canyon.
In addition to the leisurely boat tour, body-rafting trips are offered. This trip takes 3 to 4 hours through the canyon and costs about Rp 175,000. When body rafting you swim in a large flotation device (not inside a boat) directly through the Do not forget swimwear, and bring dry clothes for change afterwards. Camera and mobile phone should be delivered on time to the guide so that he can keep them in a dry place.
At Indonesian holidays the Green Canyon is totally overcrowded. Several hours waiting time must be expected.
During the rainy season in Indonesia the water is not clear, since the rain will wash sediments into the canyon. A visit is worthwhile during the dry season.
Anyone who is staying longer in the Green Canyon, should bring food, because in the canyon no shopping or restaurant is available.
Travel to Green Canyon
The journey from Jakarta takes 8 hours. The road is very curvy, so the intake of Travel Medicine is recommended.